Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent

Taiwanese magician Eric Chien was crowned the champion of Asia's Got Talent Season 3 yesterday.

The results show of the talent competition was held at Marina Bay Sands' Sands Theatre and televised on AXN channel.

The 26-year-old defeated eight other acts from around Asia to clinch the grand prize of US$100,000 (S$135,335) and complimentary flights on Vietjet Air for up to one year.

Other finalists included Malaysian mathematics whiz Yaashwin Sarawanan, Filipino contemporary acrobatic dance duo Power Duo and Taiwanese dance crew Maniac Family.

The results were based on public votes.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 12, 2019, with the headline 'Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent'. Print Edition | Subscribe